Black and white are twKitchen design is a multidisciplinary venture that you have to be very careful about. of the most classic colour combination that you ever come across. However, just using these two hues by their own can feel a bit monotonous, so here are 5 ways you can add a lot of interest to it:
1. By using metal accents
Both silver and gold metal accents are an excellent way to add a creative touch to a simple black and white home interior. You can introduce these accents in the form of furniture legs, in the form of decorative accessories, and in the form of beautiful light fixtures. They’ll definitely add a glam effect without compromising the austerity of the theme.
2. By playing with the floor pattern
There are a lot of ways that you can play with the floor patterns of your black and white themed home interiors, and ultimately it’s one of the best ways to create visual interest in such a rigid theme. You can customize the tile patterns, go for ash wood style floor vinyl or tiles, and even choose existing tile patterns with crafty black and white designs.
3. By using sleek materials
A great way to add interest in your home interiors is by choosing sleek, clean-style materials that lean towards the modern side. You can experiment with high gloss laminates – whether they are textured or not totally depends on the kind of ambiance that you’re going for. The closet space featured in this image is an excellent example of how you can use the charm of ‘sleek’ beautifully in your homes.
4. By using tinted glass
Tinted glass is an also an excellent way to enhance the ambiance of your black and white colour schemes. However, there aren’t a lot of opportunities that you can use this glass in your home. You can make some of your kitchen cabinets semi-transparent by using black tinted glass, or you can alter your entire wardrobe aesthetic by alternating solid materials with glass and aluminum frames.
5. By using toe ticks
One of the most glamorous ways that you can make your black and white ambiance interesting and visually dynamic is by using toe kick lights in your furniture. These can be installed at the foot of your beds, along the base of your kitchen islands, underneath your cabinets and shelves, and even underneath floating shelves. Just make sure that the glow of these toe kicks is warm for the best effect.